GLA:D Program for Hip and Knee Osteoarthritis

The GLA:D program focuses on education, exercise and weight control for Hip and Knee osteoarthritis. Over 35,000 people have completed the program globally, reporting an average 27% improvement. Even if your condition is severe or progresses to joint replacement surgery, exercise, education and weight loss improves outcomes.

GLA:D Program Components:

  • Two Free (1 Hour) Education sessions on osteoarthritis, including GLA:D exercise program details. There is no obligation to continue the GLA:D program if you attend these sessions
  • An Initial Physiotherapy assessment and data collection session and a further 3 month follow up session
  • 12 x one hour GLA:D group exercise classes lead by a GLA:D trained Physiotherapists.
  • We also recommend Dietitian consultation(s) to assist in addressing weight control for Osteoarthritis management. This is not a core component of the GLA:D program

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Opening Hours

Monday to Friday 8am-7.30pm
Saturday 8am-12pm

Come visit us at:
200 East Boundary Road, Bentleigh East 3165 (Located inside the Glen Eira Sports & Aquatic Centre - GESAC)

Freecall: 1800 MY PHYSIO
Phone: (03) 9570 7181
Triage number: 1300 IM HURT 

About Us

MYPHYSIO® was established in 2004. We have been based in Bentleigh East at GESAC (Glen Eira Sports and Aquatic Centre) since 2012. MYPHYSIO® GESAC is a purpose-built, state of the art clinic located in a unique sporting hub, that boasts a highly experienced team of practitioners and a wide range of services. Helping our clients achieve their best is our highest priority!


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All our services qualify for Private Health Insurance rebates (Extras cover). No referral required for Private, TAC, Worksafe services. We offer services to Medicare EPC patients, where a valid GP referral is provided. Out of pocket expenses for Medicare EPC services may apply